The CEC of Belarus has updated the preliminary results of voting in the presidential elections in the republic.
According to the commission, the incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko won 80.08% of the vote (he was supported by 4 million 659 thousand 561 voters). 10.09% (587 thousand 411) voted for Svetlana Tikhanovskaya. The turnout was 84.17%. RIA Novosti.
Let us remind you that presidential elections were held in Belarus on Sunday. Tikhanovskaya, runner-up in the presidential elections in Belarus filed a complaint to the Central Election Commission about violations during the election campaign for the election of the head of state. Tihanovskaya statedthat he considers himself the winner in the election of the head of the republic.
After the closure of polling stations in the center of Minsk started clashes with riot police. By Monday morning, Belarusian law enforcement officers are tough ousted protesters from the center of the capital, actively using stun grenades and pepper gas. Appeared victim reports and one dead… However, in the Ministry of Internal Affairs this information denied.